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2016 Jun.

Photosession with the ASG 32 El

Since the weather on the day of the first flight was a little bit dull, we used today’s sunshine to take a few aerial photos of the ASG 32 El. learn more

2016 Jun.

ASG 32 EI with electric propulsion is flying now

An environment-friendly sustainer

The electric propulsion system for the ASG 32 EI was first introduced at the AERO exhibition in Friedrichshafen. While the priority last year was to obtain type certification of the Open class ASH 30 Mi as well as the flight testing and type certification of the ASG 32 as a self-launcher and pure sailplane, now the completion of the electric propulsion system has come back into the foreground. learn more

2016 Jun.

Szemplinski, Clark and Fletcher

Successful US 18m Championships

Bob, Jerzy and Robin (Photo: Rick Sheppe)

Bob, Jerzy and Robin (Photo: Rick Sheppe)

The ASG 29 pilots at the 2016 US 18m Championships were able to celebrate outstanding results in Lancaster, South Carolina.

After five competition days at the Bermuda High airfield, eight ASG 29 pilots placed in the top ten.

Winner and new US 18m champion was Jerzy Szemplinski. Also on the podium were Robin Clark and Bob Fletcher.

More information: ssa.org

2016 Jun.

Roman Mracek becomes Czech Champion

Petr Krejcirik and Martin Hrivna on places 2 and 3

ASG 29 pilot Roman Mracek wins the Czech Championships 2016 in Moravsca Trebova with a comfortable margin of points. This competition was the final rehearsal for the European Gliding Championships at the same place next year.

Petr Krejcirik (ASW 22 BLE) and Martin Hrivna (ASG 29 E) followed in places 2 and 3. With Danes Grula (5th), Anne Ducarouge (7th) Jana Treslova (9th) and Takeshi Maruyama (10th) another four Schleicher pilots placed among the top ten.

More information: Gliding CZ

2016 May.

Victory in the Italian Grand-Prix

Three ASG 29 pilots on the podium

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Peter Hartmann (AT) has won the Italian Grand-Prix 2016 in Varese. Together with Mike Young (GB) in second place and the local hero Luciano Avancini (I), another two ASG 29 pilots were on the winner’s podium.

More information: Italy SGP 2016

2016 May.

Katrin Senne wins at Hockenheim

German Women’s Championship

Katrin Senne

Katrin Senne

The German Women’s Championship took place this year in conjunction with the 38th Hockenheim gliding competition.  At the same time it served as the qualification competition for the 2017 World Women’s Championship. learn more

2016 May.

Johnny R. Jensen Danish Champion

Jan Walther Andersen wins the clubclass - Peter Eriksen in second place

Johnny R. Jensen

Johnny R. Jensen

Outstanding weather conditions at the 2016 Danish Championships at Arnborg.

A total of nine competition days were flown, some with very high average speeds.

 

More information:

soaring.eu and Soaring Spot learn more

2016 May.

ASG 29 Pilots in front at the Hahnweide

Simon Schröder wins the 18m Class

Simon Schröder

Simon Schröder

Again this year the Hahnweide competition proved a very successful one for ASG 29 pilots.

Within a competitor field which included international pilots, Simon Schröder was already able to take the lead on the second competition day and maintained this position right until the end. learn more